Auto Service Technology

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The Automotive Service Technology program has received NATEF/ASE certification and is a member of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Automotive Youth Educational Systems High School (AYES). AYES is an abbreviation for collaboration between automobile manufacturers, local dealerships, and Grant Career Center is a self-contained facility. Everyone that took part collaborated on preparing and training entry-level automobile technicians.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Maintenance: Perform ignition maintenance, including spark plug/glow plug replacement.  Replacement of the plug, ignition wire, and coil pack Replace fluids, filters, and other components.   Vehicles should be inspected for leaks and fluid levels.

Braking, Suspension, and Steering Systems: Inspect the braking, suspension, and steering systems. Repair and diagnose automobile undercarriage systems.  Determine poor hydraulic braking system maintenance, component replacement, coil and leaf installation, springs, shock absorbers, and struts, as well as wheel bearings.

Engine and Power Train: Inspect, tune, and repair internal combustion engines and power trains. Engines and transmission precision measurement, inspection, and testing strategies for refurbishing.

Electrical/Electronics: Diagnose and repair electrical systems in vehicles. Use electronic diagnostic tools, schematic reading, and repair instructions to diagnose electrical circuits, test components, and replace faulty components .

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

ASE Student Certifications (3 points each):

Engine Repair • Brakes • Suspension and Steering •

Electronic/Electrical System • Maintenance and Light Repair

CTAG College Credit: 2 semester hours

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Immediate Employment

Service Technician (Dealership/Independent) •

Maintenance/Lube/Tire Tech • Automotive Part Sales

With Additional Training & Education

Parts/Service Manager • Drivability Computer Specialist •

Fleet Operations